Seed saving presentation

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As part of its continuing winter series of free presentations, the Old Squire’s Farm Market is pleased to host a talk on seed saving by Mark Silber, well known horticulturist, photographer, author and seed saver, Saturday, March 21 at 12:30 p.m. In the early 1970s, Mark Silber and his wife Terry started Hedgehog Hill Farm […]

MDOT transportation planning meetings

The Maine Department of Transportation is holding a series of public meetings titled “Talking Transportation” to seek public comment regarding transportation issues, including public transportation. Input from attendees will help MaineDOT understand the needs of the public and formulate its Long-Range Needs Assessment. This assessment will focus on the next 10 years and project out […]

Travis Brooks named golf pro at Inn

Travis Brooks (left) and Allen Connors

Allen Connors, managing partner of The Bethel Inn Resort, has announced the promotion of Travis Brooks to the position of Head Golf Professional at The Bethel Inn Resort. “Travis’ appointment continues our proud tradition of promoting current employees to major supervisory positions at the resort. We are proud that all our key department heads have […]

Tuba concert at West Paris Library

On Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the West Paris Library, the tuba ensemble, Low Commotion, will present a concert which is free and open to everyone. Low Commotion, which was formed in 2013, is an ensemble of euphoniums (tenor tubas) and full sized tubas. The ensemble has performed many concerts in the […]

Prime Time Ski Club news

Several of our Prime Time Ski Club members have had ski accidents this season and while we usually can’t prevent accidents, there are several ways that we can help ski patrol should we need their services. Even if you have a season pass, it’s important that you carry identification with you when you ski, preferably […]

Free ‘Cooking Matters for Families’ course offered

Everyone with kids in the house knows how challenging meal time can be. From coming up with meals that please everyone’s taste buds, to budgeting food dollars to fill everyone’s bellies, the kitchen can become a daunting place. Cooking Matters for Families is a six session course that teaches children and their families skills and […]

THS senior Liam Gallagher receives MPA Award

Liam Gallagher, son of Thomas and Elizabeth Gallagher of Bryant Pond and a senior at Telstar Regional High School, has been selected to receive the 2015 Maine Principal’s Award. The award, sponsored by the Maine Principals’ Association, is given in recognition of a high school senior’s academic excellence, outstanding school citizenship, and leadership. Ranked second […]

Healthy communities gatherings starting in Bethel

Can we build a better, healthier future for ourselves by building stronger social connections to each other? Put another way, can “community = cure” for difficult issues impacting our health? The Oxford County Wellness Collaborative thinks so, and continues to lead work aimed at this kind of positive change for the county. Over the next […]

Bethel Rescue launches ‘Sand for Seniors’

The members of Bethel Ambulance Service have introduced a new community outreach program called “Sand for Seniors.” In recognition of the challenges facing seniors citizens during the winter months, rescue members will begin distributing buckets of sand when they are called to senior’s homes. Bethel Seniors Group president Fran Head applauded the members of Bethel […]